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Finding Rare and Collectible Coins

Obtaining Rare and Collectible Coins

Coin collecting was started only as a hobby for most folks, nevertheless you can hear what other individuals say (or you most likely have heard oneself) about news of people cashing in on their old coin and that encouraged far more people to go on a coin-collecting streak. If you are one particular of those people who want to invest in coins, right here are many areas to begin your collection.

Coin Shops:

Several shop owners are dealers that know a lot of information about coins and are selling coins also. These coin shops are a beneficial spot to locate and acquire more information about coins and coin collecting. These coin shops can be expensive, although, as they are anticipating promoting their coins for a profit. With sufficient knowledge and/or possessing somebody who know a wonderful deal about coin collecting at your side, you can get excellent costs for your coins.

Coin Shows:

There are instances when your local mall will have an exhibit from numerous coin dealers and that will let you see all of the collections and permit you to get some coins for a lower cost due to the competition. You will most likely also see a number of new coins that are accessible and suitable for your collection.

These coins shows are excellent not only for sellers and purchasers but also for coin enthusiasts who want to see uncommon and tough to locate coins.

Mail Orders/Internet Web sites:

There are thousands of dealers worldwide and most of them have web sites that allow get coins and spend for them by way of mail order or via any online payment method such as Paypal. You ought to do your analysis on these organizations and read their terms carefully to make confident that you can get your funds back when you have a difficulty with the coin you bought and/or received.

For every reputable internet internet site, there are might be hundreds of fake net internet sites that are just attempting to get your cash. You should often ask for feedback from previous clients just before paying anyone on the internet and remember not to give out any password or pin numbers.

Flea Markets:

It would be surprising place to locate uncommon coins at a flea industry, but stranger factors have happened. These areas have different ideas about pricing which is due to their lack of understanding of how a coin need to be priced. You will find overpriced coins but if you are fortunate you may possibly find a uncommon coin someplace in those stacks of coins that will make it worth your even though.

Flea markets sellers are typically hunting for a fast sell and would probably give you discounts when you get their products in bulk. Attempt to acquire other items and get your coins added as a bonus.


If you are looking to invest in genuinely, truly uncommon coins, the very best spot to go would be an auction. Auctions are the only location where you can uncover individuals promoting their rarest and most expensive coins. A number of of these auctions are happening on the internet at the identical time and most of the sellers are searching for the highest bidders. You must be conscious and warned that some of these sellers are frauds and will not make the price you pay worthwhile. You ought to try to find out more about these coins and their worth prior to attempting to buy a single from an on-line auction.

Other Coin Collectors:

Coin collectors usually have duplicate coins that they are willing to sell for a value reduce than its marketplace value. The only problem is it is hard to find yet another coin collector that collects the same coins as you. The very best places to appear are on the internet groups, forums and (if you have one) local groups.

Other coin collectors are the very best individuals to turn into when you want to start off your own collection. They can supply you tips, discounts and some may possibly even be tempted to give you some of their coins to kick-start your collection.

Coin collecting is like any other investment the value will fluctuate: they might depreciate in worth and/or obtain worth at any time. The ideal way to profit in coin collecting is keep updated with the news and the prices of the coins. This will not only help you in not being fooled by merchants but by understanding how to cost a coin even with no a value list.

Polish Złoty and Euro Coins
Image by schoschie
A juxtaposition of Polish Złoty coins (leading) and (mainly) German Euro coins (bottom). Photo taken at a friend’s spot in Krzeszowice (I hope I got the spelling appropriate) close to Krakow.

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17 Responses to Finding Rare and Collectible Coins

  1. jook1 says:

    spelled perfect!now try to pronounce it!:D

  2. schoschie says:


  3. --------Sunshine-------- says:

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Marvelous Money, and we’d love to have your photo added to the group.


  4. chrisd90 says:

    nice picture

  5. schoschie says:


  6. jpwauthier says:

    thanks for the pic, we used it there : coin star

  7. schoschie says:

    It is a pleasure, but you must give me proper credit. Please see the license:

    Selon les conditions suivantes :

    Paternité. Vous devez citer le nom de l’auteur original de la manière indiquée par l’auteur de l’oeuvre ou le titulaire des droits qui vous confère cette autorisation (mais pas d’une manière qui suggérerait qu’ils vous soutiennent ou approuvent votre utilisation de l’oeuvre).

    The way you are using it now, you are violating the license.

  8. jook1 says:

    hey thats my floor!

  9. schoschie says:

    ‘Tis indeed!

  10. coins.mania says:


  11. eurogrel says:

    hi i collect coins and i was wandering if you could send to me polish zloty…
    contact me at

  12. wowcoin says:

    wow!nice coin.

  13. Peter Milecki (Gonzo Press International) says:

    Hallo, ich bin der Administrator der Gruppe Euro Coins, und wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du dies zu unserer Gruppe hinzufügen würdest.

  14. dsnopek says:


    I used this photo on my blog too:

    I attributed the photo to you in the same way as the other photo including a link back here in the image caption. Please let me know if you would like it attributed differently.

    Thanks (again) for sharing! 🙂

  15. schoschie says:

    You’re welcome 🙂

  16. Gimenes says:

    Look part of my colection:

  17. WOOLYBOOGER1963 says:

    I found a 2001 grosz coin today. Is it worth anything? It has a 20 on the back

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